Get in the routine of drinking warm lemon water every morning. Lemon water helps your body eliminate waste products while aiding in the body’s digestive system. It Detoxes your body, rejuvenates you skin, boosts your mood, cleanses your liver and helps relieves heart burn.
Drink when hungry instead of eating your calories. According to webmd.com, it is important to use protein powders when you are growing, when you are starting a new program, when you are amping up your workouts, when you are recovering from an injury and when you are going vegan.
Don’t deny yourself those pancakes the whipped cream! According to health.com, “Embrace "breakfast dessert." In a 2012 study, researchers at Tel Aviv University Medical Center found that dieters who ate a large breakfast that included a sweet treat lost 37 pounds more over eight months than those on an equal-calorie diet with a smaller, low-carb breakfast.”
It is true, we tend to overeat when we eat on bigger plates and use bigger bowls. Fun fact: The color of your plate plays a role in how much you eat. Pick a color plate that contrasts with your food. For instance, according to the Washington Post, “participants who served themselves pasta Alfredo on a white plate (not much contrast) heaped on 22 percent more pasta than those who were given red plates (lots of contrast).”
I know, we all love butter. But, what if I told you we have another option that is just as good. Just use olive oil. Use it on your break and use it when cooking on your stove. Replacing butter with olive oil will help you cut back on your saturated fat and cholesterol. Fact: Olive oil also contains Vitamin E.
Yes, it is true. What you’re listening to at the gym does have an effect on the intensity of your workout. Try listing to faster music, it will motivate you and help you push yourself harder. Music with a 150-160 BPM is great.
Eliminate your excuses, get your workout done in the morning! Why wait all day long for that dreaded after-work workout? Workout in the morning to feel good throughout the day, and give your metabolism a boost! Walk into work with your skin glowing, have a more productive day and after work, just go home and relax.